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on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to pass resolutions that put us deeper into debt and we have given up trying to live within our means of the
than a $0.5 million. park and rec spent $50,000 to repair damage from the encampment. >>> texas governor rick perry may have something in common with the occupy movement. he called the bailout by wall street, quote, the biggest single act of theft in american history. perry has tried to portray himself as a washington outsider in his campaign for the republican presidential nomination. >>> paul is the new leader in iowa. the poll was conducted last week and suggests the texas congressman is surging to the front as newt gingrich fades a bit. paul at 23%. mitt romney at 20% and then 20% each for rick santorum and then 4% for jon huntsman. now the iowa caucus is 15 days away. >>> the house of representatives is fixing to vote down an extension of the payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefit. unless congress acts soon, it will go up for 160 billion americans. the extension payroll tax cut was passed, but house speaker john boehner wants to extend the tax cuts for a full year. they want to stay in washington for a full week. >> we can do it in a way that provides certainty for job c
supreme court case, a case that was very important to texas, the state where perry is of course governor. in lawrence v. texas the supreme court struck down the anti-sodomy law in texas and 13 other states. this happened in 2003, when perry was in fact serving as governor of texas. >> his question is how do i -- how do i defend my criticism of limited government in the lawrence v. texas. listen, here's -- here's the issue that i have.รง i don't dislike government. i just want government to work. i wish i could tell you i knew every supreme court case. i don't. i'm not even going to try to go through every supreme court case. that would be -- you know, i'm not a lawyer. but here's what i do know. i know they're spending too much money in washington, d.c. and $15 trillion worth of debt is on the back of that young man right there. and if we don't go in and cut the size of government, court cases aren't going to make one tinker's heck. >> one tinker's heck. that's the word that showed up in my prompter. i don't know what that means. the "texas tribune" pointed out that perry actually cited
cannot solve these problems with war. >> attempting to mount a comeback in iowa, texas governor rick perry compared himself to often underestimated denver broncos' quarterback tim tebow. >> i'm kind of getting where i like these debates. as a matter of fact, i hope obama and i debate a lot, and i'll get there early and we will get it on, and we will talk about our differences, which are great. i'll talk about what we've done in the state of texas. i'll talk about talking a balanced budget amendment to the congress. i'll talk about having a -- the type of part-time congress that i think americans are ready for. you know, there are a lot of people out there, i understand it, you know, this are a lot of folks that said tim tebow wasn't going to be a very good nfl quarterback. there are people that stood up and said, well, he doesn't have the right throwing mechanisms. you know, he's not playing the game right. you know, he won two national championships, and that looks pretty good. we were the national champions in job creation back in texas. am i ready for the next level? let me tell y
from that map of iowa, ron paul. he says he'll ring in the new year at home in texas. >>> two fresh faces you will see in iowa, cnn's political editor paul steinhauser and political director mark preston. they are both out at our forward operating base in des moines. paul, it's down to the last few hours there. good to see you with that beautiful backdrop behind you. break it down for me, what is the logic behind the two front-runner strategies, is ron paul heading back to texas this weekend? mitt romney not leading after spending a whole lot of time in iowa in the first place. >> good question. that's surprising to people. there's the state capital behind me. let's start with romney. he was right here yesterday, spent about 24 hours in new hampshire. new hampshire is an important state for him. doing quite well in the polls. when he left yesterday he left campaign keys to his bus in good hands. chris christie, new jersey governor, big surrogate for romney and his wife ann. he's coming right back here. the romney campaign felt we can escape for 12 to 24 hours. we've got top surrogat
riding on iowa. texas governor rick perry. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> good morning, chris. >> chris: what did you think when mitt romney offered a $10,000 bet on something in his book? >> guest: i was taken a little aback. i am sure i didn't drive by a house that anyone in iowa would even think about that a $10,000 bet was possible. a little out of touch with the normal iowa citizen. but the issue of individual man dates is still at the center here and mit can deny this, but in his first book, hard cover of no apologies. he stated that individual man dates should be the model for this country and he took that out of the book in the paper back. even a 10,000 bet is not covering that. >> chris: one of the big moments came in the confrontation over the individual man date. you criticized him for the man date in romney care . he said you had an man date in texas to make sixth grade girls get the hpb vaccine and what is the difference? >> guest: we had an opt out in the executive order and the legislature didn't like the way i went forward and i agreed with that and it is not i
, no exception. see you tomorrow. gregg: texas governor rick perry suing to get on virginia's premarry ballot. the republican presidential candidate saying his exclusion from that contest actually robs the voters of the state for a chance to vote for their candidate of choice. good morning, everyone of the i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer here in "america's newsroom.". >> i'm uma for martha maccallum gregg: for more own perry's efforts to overturn the decision. all eyes seem to be on iowa except rick perry's eyes focuses for the east coast. >> reporter: that's true, gregg. all the candidates crisscrossing the state of iowa in the homestretch for the iowa caucuses less than a week away now. look at the graphic which pinpoints the dizzying array of candidate stops in iowa. one candidate, texas governor rick perry of texas, turned his sights on the commonwealth of virginia where he and newt gingrich and three other candidates were excluded from the ballot because they did not get get the necessary 10,000 signatures to qualify. while newt gingrich likened it toe the pearl harbor attack, rick
and texas. who would think that would be where we're dealing with a christmas snowstorm but it is. we had reports up to 12 inches of snow. we have winner storm warnings there. around another six to eight inches of snow falling across some spots. interstate 25, i-10 through texas. snow i-20 in midland. maybe you will see a white christmas. hard to imagine there. here is where the snow is across the country. all the action is across parts of the west. pacific northwest and through the rockies where you expect to see that we'll see a bit of a white christmas in oklahoma, texas and in towards kansas. look at fargo, north dakota, nothing. indianapolis, nothing. last year all the floods in the spring will not happen this year because we don't have the snow back. even the northeast not looking at white christmas for almost everybody. that means you will get home for christmas. that is the good part. jon: that is the good news. i will take a holiday without a lot of travel nightmares. rick, thank you. jenna: knock on wood. you don't want to jinx us now. jon: i'm knocking. can you hear me? jenna:
the road and skies for this big christmas weekend, they are facing a soggy mess, from texas up to the northeast, with downpours on tap through tomorrow. >> and the new storm is dumping heavy snow in the rockies, coming on the heels of yesterday's deadly blizzard. more from abc's paul beban. good morning, paul. >> reporter: good morning. 83 million americans are getting ready to hit the road for the holiday weekend. winter doesn't officially begin until tomorrow. but this morning, across the great plains and southwest, people are digging out, after a blizzard blanketed the region with up to two feet of snow. parts of kansas got half their annual snowfall in just one storm. fierce winds and icy roads made driving dangerous. whiteout conditions shutting down interstates, leaving people stranded for hours. >> it was the rain, the rain, the sleet, the snow. by the time we got to kansas, it was really crazy. i stood in the median. just took 3 hours to get 30 miles. >> reporter: even the cacti were covered in new mexico. all the state's major highways were closed, after an accident le
for the caucuses. we continue our 2012 one on one series with the governor of texas. then where is the christmas spirit on capitol hill? with the tax hike hanging in the balance, what will congress do? we'll get the latest on where negotiations stand from senate republican leader mitch mcconnell. plus, top republican candidates go negative on newt gingrich. we will ask our sunday panel if the frontrunner can weather the political storm. and our power player of the week helps wounded warriors get home for christmas. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: hello again from fox news in washington. with just over three weeks until the iowa caucuses the republican candidates for president came out swinging last night at a debate in des moines. steve brown watched the action to see who scored and who missed. steve? >> reporter: chris, there were plenty of attempts to knock down newt gingrich the frontrunner a peg or two but the efforts came up short. >> we could start with his idea to have a lunar colony that would mine minerals from the moon. i'm not in favor of spending that kind of money to d
on the stage. former senator rick santorum. texas governor rick perry. former massachusetts governor mitt romney. former speaker of the house, newt gingrich. congressman ron paul. congresswoman michele bachmann. former utah governor jon huntsman. [ applause ] joining me at the big desk my fox news colleague, neil cavuto, chris wallace, and megyn kelly. our rules are similar to the previous fox debate. one minute for answers. 30 seconds for follow-ups. if the candidates run too long, we'll politely remind them it's time to wrap up with this sound. after a long string of debates we trust you know the drill and we won't have to use it much. we have an enthusiastic crowd here tonight and we welcome that. but we do have a limited amount of time here. we ask you to honor the ft we're trying to keep valuable time for candidates throughout the debate. tonight's event obviously comes amid an extraordinary backdrop. the struggling american economy now further threatened by financial turmoil in europe, gridlock on capitol hill. a real threat to world security posed by iran. even as we pull the last
familiar seven candidate on the stage. former senator rick santorum. texas governor rick perry. former massachusetts governor mitt romney. former speaker of the house, newt gingrich. congressman ron paul. congresswoman michele bachmann. former utah governor jon huntsman. [ applause ] joining me at the big desk my fox news colleague, neil cavuto, chris wallace, and megyn kelly. our rules are similar to the previous fox debate. one minute for answers. 30 seconds for follow-ups. if the candidates run too long, we'll politely remind them it's time to wrap up with this sound. after a long string of debates we trust you know the drill and we won't have to use it much. we have an enthusiastic crowd here tonight and we welcome that. but we do have a limited amount of time here. we ask you to honor the fact we're trying to keep valuable time for candidates throughout the debate. tonight's event obviously comes amid an extraordinary backdrop. the struggling american economy now further threatened by financial turmoil in europe, gridlock on capitol hill. a real threat to world security posed by i
. we continue our 2012 one on one series with the governor of texas. then where is the christmas spirit on capitol hill? with the tax hike hanging in the balance, what will congress do? we'll get the latest on where negotiations stand from senate republican leader mitch mcconnell. plus, top republican candidates go negative on newt gingrich. we will ask our sunday panel if the frontrunner can weather the political storm. and our power player of the week helps wounded warriors get home for christmas. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: hello again from fox news in washington. with just over three weeks until the iowa caucuses the republican candidates for president came out swinging last night at a debate in des moines. steve brown watched the action to see who scored and who missed. steve? >> reporter: chris, there were plenty of attempts to knock down newt gingrich the frontrunner a peg or two but the efforts came up short. >> we could start with his idea to have a lunar colony that would mine minerals from the moon. i'm not in favor of spending that kind of money to do that.
candidate on the trail today, texas governor rick perry. we thought he was the front-runner when he jumped into the race back in august. but after slip-ups in the debate, he's seen his numbers drop. he will be across the state today trying to make those final pitches. michele bachmann is going on be campaigning today, the congresswoman from neighboring minnesota. e.d. >> you mentioned a lot of people. two candidates apparently have not made appearances so far in iowa today. who is that? >> yeah. you know what? they're actually the front-runners in iowa according to the latest polls. starting with mitt romney, where was he this morning in last nigh? new hampshire. new hampshire goes second in the primary caucus calendar. he was in hampton this morning reaching out to voters. he's coming back here later today to see the caucuses. while he was gone, he had two high profile surrogates stumping for him here in iowa. his wife and a guy called chris christie. with the other person who is not here and is not here at all this weekend is ron paul, congressman from texas. he's back home. he's going t
. seven people found shot to death in an apartment in grapevine, texas. police say it appears all the victims were related. police say all were shot while in the process of opening christmas gifts, or they just finished doing so. the suspect shooter is one of the seven fatalities. >>> a global think tank targeted in the u.s. was hacked. in a posting, says it stole confidential credit list. among the list of clients, bank of america, lockheed martin and the defense department. >>> thousands poured into st. peter's square to hear the pope's christmas message starting off with the unveiling of a larger than life nativity scene. he prayed for the end of violence in syria and comfort in the philippines. >>> back in action on christmas day. the dallas mavericks raising their championship banner then falling to lebron james and the miami heat 105-94. the king leading the way with 37 points. back in los angeles, kobe bryant and the lakers squared off gu s against the bulls. the bulls won that game 88-87. and carmelo anthony leading new york to a 106-104 victory. knicks winning. how than.
belonging to the clients of a texas security think tank are now in the hands of the hacking movement known as anonymous. one hacker saying the goal is to pilfer funds to give away for christmas donations. >>> all right. this just in to msnbc, the obama administration is considering whether to allow yemen's president into the u.s. for treatment. he was hurt in a june attack on his compound. he said he was leaving for the u.s. in order to help calm tensions in his country following a fresh wave of violence. he did not say it was for medical treatment. we'll be watching that story and keep you posted right here on msnbc. >>> a fatal suicide bombing is rocking officials this morning. just hours ago, officials say seven people were killed in that blast including five policemen, 32 people also wounded. the attack follows a rash of bombings last week that killed 70 people in a single day. meanwhile, vice president biden has been in constant phone contact with sunni and shiite leaders urging them to peacefully resolve the outbreak of violence. joined now by msnbc military analyst colonel jack jaco
record from texas and competitive tax plan, optional flat tax of 20%, and slash the corporate rates and i think that texas economic story, if he can tell it, is a good one. >> and michele bachmann, dorothy, she was once the star. she was a shooting star at least for a time and now back down and can't seem to get back into the front tier. >> yes, that's because of her overexposure and people as they see her more and more keep saying can this be the president of the united states and they say no. one reason is a continuous harping, i was born in iowa. there's a sense of a lack of breadth, a lack of depth, a lack of education, despite her hard comments on issues. and there is a kind of mystique, there is nothing in there that says president. >> and interesting, you know, you've got rick santorum, also, who is-- has a respectable record, two term senator in he pennsylvania. very knowledgeable ab foreign policy and focusing attention on the conservative in iowa and trying to press the values issues and hasn't gone anyone there. >> yeah, and i think, rick santorum seems strategicically disorgan
tour. gingrich plans three stops in dubuque. texas governor rick perry is on a campaign bus tour through iowa. he's running a campaign ad that takes aim at washington lawmakers. his rivals, bachmann and paul. faw washington is the problem, why trust a congressman to fix it? >> many political analysts believe paul may have the best chance of winning in iowa. the texas congressman has a loyal base of supporters in the state. some who have not been stopped working. but in a race that's cycled through front-runners, iowa is still anyone's to win. terrell brown, cbs news, washington. >>> former utah governor jon huntsman has not campaigned in iowa. he's concentrating on the new hampshire primary that is being held january 10th. >>> meanwhile, president obama is considering whether to allow yemen's outgoing leader into the united states for medical treatment. ali saleh agreed to step down last month after months of violent protests in his country. he's seeking treatment for injuries he suffered when rebels stormed his compound earlier this year. >>> the man accused of killing two peopl
s back into texas, into south texas at this time. florida, 78, and then we are finding the bulk of any precipitation today will be in the south. some much-needed areas into trks. the system that will be impacting the west coast. early in the week, we have southern cal dealing with the rain, and looking in the mountains of the southwest, snow in those areas. and then as we head into tuesday, we have a shot of wintry weather into the central parts of the country by tuesday. look out for icing, alex. >> heads up and thanks for that. >>> the fight over the payroll tax cut extension. if it's not passed, how much money will you lose? we will speak with maxine waters next. >>> and alec baldwin's cameo with his recent headline about the airlines. all energy development comes with some risk, but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems
to memphis, four to five inches above normal rainfall. and you're getting more today. and look at texas. here's some interesting news. dallas is two inches above their normal rainfall for the month of december. but remember, they're ten inches below normal for the year. they've got a lot of room to make up. most of the state of texas was in extreme drought right now. that drops down to eastern texas. western texas does not get rain today. and they desperately need it. here comes strong santa ana winds. for the system that brings some rain. you'll get the backside of powerful wind. ventura county, oxnard through l.a. ocean side, san diego, palm springs. you're getting the whipping wind of 60 miles per hour-plus, in some locations today. a little bit of sunshine to start our day to day. a little breezy periodically today and into tomorrow. now.0's right 5 in the district and winchester is at 46 degrees. we are on our way to the upper with areas of rain locally this afternoon. nothing too heavy or widespread. >> oh, that brutal december weather. atlanta hits a record 70 degrees today. robin? geo
in the nation presidential contest a. new survey shows texas congressman ron paul leading former massachusetts governor mitt romney 24 to 20%. but that's still within the margin of error. another poll from cnn and time finds romney slightly ahead, 25 to 22%. again, within the margin of error. for congressman paul, one side effect of being viewed as a front runner is that it makes him a prime target for the rest of the republicans. especially on security issues. >> ron paul would be dangerous as a president of the united states. >> one of the people running for president thinks it's okay for iran to have a nuclear weapon. >> you don't have to vote for a candidate who would allow iran to be armed and to wipe out israel. >> hopefully people will start looking at him closer. he's got good ideas on the economy, but a lot of ideas that aren't particularly great ideas on national security. >> meantime, congressman paul was staying on his message. >> people are tired of the wars. they're tired of this economy. they're tired of the federal reserve. they're tired of congress spending a lot of money and
scene at an apartment in texas where the bodies of four women and three men were found. the latest details coming up in about two minutes. stay with us. what is it about taking a first step that we find so compelling? is it because taking a step represents hope? or triumph? at genworth, we believe in taking small steps every day to keep your promises, protect what matters, and prepare for a secure financial future. no matter where you want to go, one step at a time is the only way to get there. go to genworth.com/promises. >>> the joy of christmas morning shot tered by an unspeakable crime in a texas home. a killer dressed in a santa suit according to our affiliate kttv massacred a family after they opened their presents. today autopsies are being done on the seven people found dead. the shooter is thought to be among them according to amber fisher with affiliate kdef. >> reporter: with many neighbors out of town for the holiday, grapevine police are investigating this case with little information. at this time they believe it happen peers to be a family christmas celebration gone
. we begin with chief political correspondent carl cameron following texas congressman ron paul today. good evening, carl. >> reporter: hi, shannon. front-runners have come and gone in the race. for months we said in the end it would come down to photo finish at the wire. now the polls suggest about 30 to 40% of iowa caucus goers are undecided and now comes the final sprint to find those who may still change their minds. iowa speedway, ron paul marveled as all the attention he got as front runner heading to the finish line in the presidential caucus. >> i am pleased to be here. this does look like there are more cameras than there used to be. >> reporter: the volatility of the iowa battle between paul and mitt romney is net today's poll. democratic leaning public policy poll has paul leading by 4%. cnn survey says romney leads. paul is second. rick santorum moved to third ahead of newt gingrich. santorum trashed ron paul for downplaying the threat of a nuclear iran. paul cast himself as incorruptible and slams his rivals in a new ad for the final iowa sprint. >> politicians who suppor
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